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Book 1 features a dedication page from Robert Peake to Henry, Prince of Wales. Manuscript note dated 1756 on verso of book 3, chapter 4, fol. 1: "On the sixth of Nov. the Rotunda of the ancient Pantheon at Rome suddenly fell in, to the [ ] demolition of that amazing
Red cloth binding with gold-stampled EG monogram to front and gold letters to spine. Original buff paper dust jacket with red sans serif letters around red rectangles bearing Gill's monogram and '25' in white manuscript. White nude female dancers to rear. Historiated initial by Gill to start of Introduction.
Miscellaneous nineteenth and twentieth century illustrated and photographic postcards, showing architectural details and scenes. Mostly from Great Britain and France, and some with manuscript messages and inscriptions. ( 1 reviews )
Gothic type, often in double column. AD woodcut monogram of Albrecht Durer on title page. c.136 full-length woodcuts of human figures in proportion. 4 folding woodcut diagrams and numerous smaller woodcut diagrams in text depicting hands, arms and head in closer detail.
Early 20th century yellow cloth binding with black-printed letters, plain border and illustration of a shoe. Retains blue paper dust jacket with blue printed letters and illustrations. Publisher's device to title page. Printed by Butler & Tanner, Frome.
Agent's trade label pasted on to title page: All information regarding supplying the above, also special designs and estimates, will be supplied by G[eorge]. H. Potts, agent, 92 Princes Street, Edinburgh. Further Potts label to exterior binding. Former GSA library label inside front cover marking location as cupboard P shelf 77. Pencil manuscript inscription Robert Robertson 359 to title page, now crossed through. Further pencil inscription School of Art. Further pen manuscript inscription, now...
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Eighteenth century calfskin binding with 4 bands to the spine, separated by gold tooling. 'Epicteti' in gold tooling on red title band. Bookplate of J. Stewart Hepburn of Colquhalzie by Kirkwood and Son inside front cover. Motto 'keep tryste'. Type by Alexander Wilson & Son, Glasgow. Library's copy exhibited at The Page Right Printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day, held at Glasgow School of Art from 1-12 May 1973 (exhibit 3).
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. Publisher's advertisements to rear. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Instructional card published by Vyse and Hill, Wolfe Street, Stoke on knitting socks for men and boys inserted to front, and inscribed S. E. Aug 11th 1900. Newspaper cutting of Princess Elizabeth as a baby in Hyde Park before her trip to Scotland also inserted.
byScamozzi, Vincenzo; Brown, John; Leybourn, William
Nineteenth century calfskin binding with embossed decorative border. Portrait frontispiece reads 'The booke of architecture by Vincent Scamozzi, Mr. Builder of Venice. With very large additions by other hands.' Some pencil calculations inside front cover. Pencil drawings, including grandfather clock on verso of plates 27, 30. Double-fold rule immediately preceeding page 17 and further inserted engravings, some double-fold, in the remainder of this section. Measurement tables to rear...
Eighteenth century brown calfskin binding with gold tooled borders. Type by Alexander Wilson & Son, Glasgow. Library's copy exhibited at The Page Right Printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day, held at Glasgow School of Art from 1-12 May 1973 (exhibit 5).
Mid twentieth century green cloth binding with red-printed letters, borders and Templeton logo to front. Original red, white and pink dust jacket. Includes portrait frontispiece of author. Timeline of partners to rear. "This booklet has been published in limited numbers and in modest form, necessary because of war-time conditions." Item exhibited at Carpets of Distinction, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh from 10 November 2012 - 12 January 2013. Part of the Stoddard Design Library...
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page. Advertisement for Architectural Museum, Canon Row, Parliament Square to rear.
Adam Luke Gowans graduated with an MA from the University of Glasgow in 1895 before entering publishing. This scrapbook was probably used to compile examples of historiated initials and letters that could be used as the basis for those in his published works.
Early 20th century green cloth binding with Art Nouveau style letters, repeated candle flame motif, and vignette of stylised flame. Gold-stamped letters and candle flames to spine. Printed by Richard Clay & Sons, London.
Mid-late 19th century red buckram binding with red leather to corners and spine. Plain gold borders. Gold tooled 'Greetings Cards' to spine. Scrapbook of mounted greetings cards for Christmas, New Year and Valentine's Day.
Nineteenth century Japanese binding in paper covers, stitched with green thread. Paste-on paper title panel to rear, along with inventory label bearing 791. Includes 1 fold-out loose-leaf page of Japanese text.